World Jan 16, 2019

World's permafrost gets warmer; Siberia rises the most

Scientists say the world's permafrost is getting warmer, with temperatures increasing by an average of 0.3 degrees Celsius (0.54 Fahrenheit) over a decade. A study published Wednesday found the biggest rise in Siberia, where frozen soil temperatures rose by 0.9 degrees Celsius between 2007 and ...

Russia launches biggest war games in decades

Asia Pacific Sep 12, 2018

Russia launches biggest war games in decades

by Andrew Osborn

Russia began its biggest war games since the fall of the Soviet Union on Tuesday close to its border with China, mobilizing 300,000 troops in a show of force that will include joint exercises with the Chinese army. China and Russia have staged joint drills ...